Ezra Levant: Separatists aren't the separatist threat. People who point out they're separatist are
Robert Fulford: The Normalization Of Separatism
...the new line is that it's "divisive" to point out that the coalition contains 49 avowed Quebec separatists.
...The separatists are divisive by definition -- they literally want to divide Canada.
This is reminiscent of media "sensitivity" to Mohammedan hyper-sensitivities to references to "Islamic terrorism" and the consequent p-c sanitizing of the term by the media - as in Mark Steyn’s "Jews get killed, but Muslims feel vulnerable" in yesterday’s OC Register.
Jeffrey Simpson wrote in The Globe and Mail yesterday that Harper, under threat of defeat, "whipped up anti-Quebec sentiments outside the province."
No, he didn't. He whipped up anti-separatist sentiments, a quite different matter -- though for some people, the new eminence of the Bloc has made the distinction hard to remember.